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Somehow I was no longer maintaining, but expanding. I found myself eating not one small piece of chocolate, but the whole bar and not one small piece of coffee ring, but many.

What happened? I stopped measuring and recording my food. I eyeballed servings and then just kept eating.

I got too busy for exercise.

Finally the truth hit, I no longer fit the size I was Dec. 1st!

It's time to get back on track!

Feb. 8 update: I fit my ...
Somehow I was no longer maintaining, but expanding. I found myself eating not one small piece of chocolate, but the whole bar and not one small piece of coffee ring, but many.

What happened? I stopped measuring and recording my food. I eyeballed servings and then just kept eating.

I got too busy for exercise.

Finally the truth hit, I no longer fit the size I was Dec. 1st!

It's time to get back on track!

Feb. 8 update: I fit my clothes again, and I am in a smaller size than I was Dec. 1.

My health is good and I am enjoying exercising. Will try to add other kinds of exercises now that my knee is stronger.

May 10: After a short hiatus because of computer problems I got back on after kinks were fixed. Computer acted up again, and my DH surprised me with a new one for Mother's Day!
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Member Since: 12/27/2013

SparkPoints: 34,623

Fitness Minutes: 14,805

My Goals:
I will lose 40 lbs. by August 26, our 47th anniversary.

I will set monthly goals so that I can reach that mark.

I will be responsible and choose the right foods and exercise for my well-being.





My Program:
I will eat between 1200-1500 calories a day.

I will exercise at least 30minutes a day.

Feb. 8 update: I will exercise at least 60 minutes daily, even on my rest day, when I will move slower.

May 12th update:

I will exercise at least 100 min. a day.



Personal Information:
Living in Corallville, Ia, I find it hard to walk outside when it is really cold, as it makes my asthma worse. I will use my treadmill.

I am a wife, mother and grandmother. My husband and I care for our grand children during the week.

Although retired, I teach in an afterschool program.

Other Information:
I love to read. It's hard to list a favorite, so it'll be favorites for me! Love mystery and intrigue!



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BARBIEE52
8/1/2014 1:25:03 AM

Enjoy Life

No matter how hard it may seem
When life gives you a
thousand reasons to cry,
Show the world that you
have a million reasons to
SMILE!!
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ZANYGIRL1
7/30/2014 11:20:52 AM

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.♥.*"You've got to say, I think that if I keep working at this and want it badly enough, I can have it. It's called perseverance."
~~Lee Iacocca~~

Have a wonderful Wednesday........WE CAN DO THIS!!!!!!!!!!!


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BARBIEE52
7/27/2014 11:14:15 PM

~~~~~~~~~~7 Lovely Logics~~~~~~~~

1) Make Peace with your Past,
So it doesn't spoil your Present.

2) What others Think of you is
None of your business.

3) Time heals Almost Everything.
Give the Time, Some Time.

4) No one is the Reason for your Happiness
Except You, yourself.

5) Don't compare your Life with others,
You have No Idea what their journey is all about.

6) Stop Thinking too much
It's Alright not to know all the Answers.

7) Smile..You don't own
All the Problems in the World.

DO these sound Logical (natural, reasonable, sensible, understandable) to you?

Have a Wonderful Week Full of Logical Days!!
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ZANYGIRL1
7/26/2014 8:36:28 AM

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-----------(----)---Just strolling around
------------)--/---- to visit . . . .
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----oooO---- Wishing **YOU**
----(---)---- a Fun, Fit & Fantastic Weekend!!!!
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Karen
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ZANYGIRL1
7/23/2014 12:38:06 PM

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"Success is not a place that we aspire to, it is a process in which we live by. Often the only ingredient being the ability to not quit"
~ Author Unknown~

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STAY STRONG ♥ STAY FOCUSED ♥ STAY DETERMINED


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